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McDonald’s U.S. Franchisees Say September Sales Were Bad

A full drive-thru at a local McDonald's
A full drive-thru at McDonald's. Photo/bmm

PHILADELPHIA — McDonald's franchise owners in the United States are expecting dismal same-store sales figures for September, but October looks to be better. That's according to a survey by financial services firm Janney Montgomery Scott of 32 franchisees who own 256 U.S. restaurants.

The Pitfalls of Assessing a Franchise

Fingers crossed
Photo on Flickr by Elisa Dudnikova

The Wall Street Journal, in an insightful article, writes that if you are thinking about investing in a franchise, make sure that you read the franchise disclosure document and speak with franchisees.

Top 25 Chains with the Happiest Franchisees, 2012

Auntie Anne's franchisees test new food with franchisor staff at company lab
Franchisees create new products with franchisor staff. photo/Auntie Anne's

LINCOLN, Neb. — A researcher of franchise owners has identified the top 25 brands with the happiest, most satisfied franchise owners.

Gender Differences among Franchise Owners

A perusal of the data would suggest that women are less successful in franchising than their male counterparts.

Franchisee Survey Annual Report

As a franchise owner, you are part of a $600B industry.  This industry is larger than the automotive, computer and airline industries combined.